Fubara Nominates 23 Caretaker Chairmen for Rivers LGs, Full List Emerges

Fubara Nominates 23 Caretaker Chairmen for Rivers LGs, Full List Emerges

  • Siminalayi Fubara, the governor of Rivers state, has nominated caretaker chairmen for the 23 local governments in Rivers state
  • The governor has forwarded the names of the nominees to the Victor Jumbo-led faction of the Rivers state House of Assembly
  • G.M. Gillis-West, the Clerk of the House, read the names on the assembly floor on Tuesday night, June 18, adding that the nominees have been invited for screening on Wednesday, June 19

Port Harcourt, Rivers - Rivers Governor Siminalayi Fubara has nominated people to be caretaker chairmen of the state's 23 local governments.

The governor reportedly forwarded the nominees' names to the factional Rivers State House of Assembly led by Victor Jumbo on Tuesday, June 18.

Governor Siminalayi Fubara has forwarded the names of caretaker chairmen for the 23 local government in the state to the state house of assembly.
Governor Fubara nominates caretaker committee chairmen Photo Credit: @SimFubaraKSC
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Rivers council chairs refuse to leave office

The Punch reported that Governor Fubara's action came amid the reintroduced political crisis in the state as the former local government chairmen refused to vacate their offices following the expiration of their tenures.

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The governors' nominees were announced on Tuesday night by G.M. Gillis-West, the Clerk of the House, on the state assembly floor.

According to the state, the nominees have been invited to the assembly for screening, which will be held on Wednesday morning.

List of new caretaker chairmen in Rivers

Below are the names of the caretaker chairmen nominated by Fubara;

Abua/Odua LGA – Madigai Dickson

Ahoada East LGA – Happy Benneth

Ahoada West LGA – Mr. Daddy John Green

Akuku Toru LGa – Otonye Briggs

Andoni LGA – Reginald Ekaan

Asari Toru LGA – Orolosoma Amachree

Bonny LGA – Alabota Anengi Barasua

Degema LGA – Anthony Soberekon

Eleme LGA – Brain Gokpa

Emouha LGA – David Omereji

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Etche LGA – John Otamiri

Gokana LGA – Kenneth Kpeden

Ikwerre LGA – Darlington Orji

Khana LGA – Marvin Yobana

Obia/Akpor LGA – Chijioke Ihunwo

Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni LGA – Princewill Ejekwe

Ogu/Bolo LGA – Evans Bipi

Okrika LGA – Princess Ogan

Omuma LGA – Promise Reginald

Opobo/Nkoro LGA – Enyiada Cookey-Gam

Oyigbo LGA – – Gogo Philip

Port Harcourt LGA – Ichemati Ezebunwo

Tai LGA – Matthew Dike

Fubara gives conditions before arresting his supporter(s)

Legit.ng earlier reported that Governor Fubara of Rivers state said anyone planning to arrest his supporters would have to confront him first.

Fubara's comment followed the violence that occurred after some protesters forcefully attempted to take over the secretariats of the 23 local governments following the expiration of the chairmen's tenure.

Earlier in the day, Governor Fubara directed the council chairmen to vacate their offices and said no law extended their tenure.

Source: Legit.ng

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